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fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade route this song that echoed through the ballpark and my broadcast partner on the radio dave fleming somehow has involuntary reaction to it. a lot of people think he's so into it. whenever the music comes on he can't contain himself. it's not even that and i'm going to show you it right now. >> i'm not sure where you're going with this john. >> it's uncontrollable for him so he's not really into even the thought of it but i want to show you what really happens. we seen him do it so many times in the ballpark. along the parade route they were pleading for him to do it. >> i don't know. >> so really -- now keep your eyes on dave. watch what happens when i say "oh gangom style". >> john, can do it with me too. >> okay, okay. i can't help it. [cheers and applause] now, another thing that occurred to us was that giants winning on the road the way they did, the one thing the giants' players really missed was that ability to share it with all of you, and we thought because they're right in the back here we could give them that feelin
is john newlin, president of the entertainment commission. i, however, and not john newlin. i have more hair than john newlin. but i am vice chair of the commission. permit compliance is up. the violence is down. a variety of entertainment is what makes our city great. we will touch on the upcoming party legislation -- party bus legislation and a safe place for our youth to go. after our panel discussion will have some regard groups so we can share ideas and brainstorm. we have a very luminary panel here. right now, i would like to introduce our cheap -- chief of police. [applause] >> good afternoon. i also am not john newlin, and i have less hair than him. [laughter] is a pleasure to be here for the second year. there are fewer people here. that might be because it has been a good year. as audrey suggests i believe that is because of partnership is up. we want to be a police department that you are comfortable calling before anything happens with out fear of having us say, no, we are going to shut it down. we want to work with you to make it happen, but it means as safely as possible.
campaign. we have john briscoe, our honorary chair, who will lead that along with our board of directors, camilla, john. steven. carol goodman. we have haven't done this alone. i would like to quickly acknowledge our partnership organizations. friends of joe dimaggio, russian river, the committee for better parks and recreation for north beach, the community youth center, telegraph hill center. sherman elementary. the francisco middle school pto. states peter and paul school. john parker elementary and garfield elementary and thank you victoria pastry cake donated the cake and make sure you eat some cake and join us for our campaign in north beach. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you, scott. we're almost there. oh, former commissioner lonnie chen. thank you lonnie for being here [ applause ] we're almost there. one more individual. she has already been mentioned. it's a perfect tribute, a capstone, julie christiansen. >> thank you >> can i get my team up here? i have been fielding all the thanks, but it doesn't really belong to me. it belongs to all of these people. who else is here f
politically. he allowed john burton to talk him into running for the state legislature. an unsuccessful effort for the state assembly. he went on to become, obviously, a supervisor in the city and county of san francisco. and in those days it was a different city. it was dramatically different. there was no such thing as a so-called progressive, david campos. there was no such thing as somebody in that category. george moscone, philip burton, represented that which we all now richly enjoy. george went on to become a state senator. and in that capacity, scott, it was george moscone who shepherded the bill that removed criminal penalties between consenting adults in this state that cost people their positions as teachers, as doctors, as nurses, as lawyers in those days. it was a bill that we orchestrated together. and george did what has never been done since, and that is cause the senate to hookup in a 20 to 20 tie in the late dimely was flown in from colorado to break the tie to give us that bill. that set the stage, scott, for all the things that have occurred in this state, and ultimately in
i know our attorney team john is here. congratulations for all the hard work, as well as michael. thank you for helping us through the entire environmental impact reports and all that took many, many years of dedicated work. we really appreciate that. and without further ado, terrific tenure, president of the board, district supervisor david chiu, thank you so much. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> good morning. the sun is shining on north beach today. i am so happy to be here. i think it's amazing that in the week that we celebrate the giants, we are also celebrating a real tribute to the best baseball legend in history, joe dimaggio! [ applause ] as our librarian just said, the very first meeting i took, even before he was sworn-in, after i was elected was about this library. and i got to tell you, that was only four years of a ten-year struggle. there have been hundreds of meetings coming together. there are high school students today who were preschool students when we started this conversation. and i have to tell you as we all know, it takes a village to raise our kids, but i
to attend that meeting on wednesday night and i thought it's never going to happen, and as john rizo, his successor is president of the community college board there he was 7:00 o'clock that night clear in his conscious, clear in his votes, clear in his statements, and it was remarkable to see how brave and relentless and quiet warrior he was all the 52 years. abbey, family we're very sorry for your loss. [applause] >> and right on cue in this nice segue. thank you aaron, john rizo -- yeah, i think john you're up next as aaron said, milton's successor as the president of the community college board. >> so aaron peskin stole my line. i was going to open with calling milton a mensh but i can't do that now, so i will call him a warrior in that case because that's what i think. that was one aspect of him. he fought the good fight. he brought on other soldiers. he brought me to fight the fights and when he was ill he was fighting two fights. he was fighting the fight for his life and he was fighting the fights at city college. it's fitting that we pay tribute to milton here in the hall
because so many. but i will make one comment about the schedule for the john muir property. when in the public meeting and talked about the possibility of a new boat house. and i said that may take eight years, and it was responded that no three times than that. it takes time in san francisco. and it's hard to do something. what happens to the john muir property we expect an idea what have the clean-up will be in a year or year-and-a-half. and as that starts to become clear, the commission can look at what do with the property. we won't wait eight years to decide what to do with the property. as far as the mou, in may when we talked about, there was concern as rec and park that day didn't have ideas to offer. i think we have come well past that. they are doing things. there are things they have underway at the lake. i think there is more material now. we didn't do any work on the mou between then and now. we wanted to have something to grasp. and we are there now. and i think having the bond money available is one piece of that. i think the future of the john muir property is som
." and then the character of george, sometimes mouthing the words, sometimes singing them quietly, moves towards john without looking, for he cannot look at his son. and he touches john's heart and then he moves away towards the city hall of john's memory and john set the stairs in the way that george did, cocky and sexy, cruel as all get out. and then the song ends. and i notice the woman sitting next to me crying. and after the play is over, after the standing ovation of tony's brave and beautiful play, as people start to leave the theater, this woman, she remains in her chair and it seems she cannot move. i gently asked her if she's all right. and she nods. and she says without looking at me because she couldn't look at me, "i got to see my mayor again." so, maybe through art we can see again. about a month ago i braved going to the sf moment to check out the infamous bust of my dad and all i could remember growing up were the images of that controversial pedestal of gunshots and twinkies and don't think i didn't smile when i heard hostess went under. [laughter] (applause) but when i went to see t
the former secretary of transportation. [applause] thank you for being here. thank you, john, thank you. our board of supervisors comment david chiu, thank you very much. david campos, thank you for being here. he is our adopted asian brother. we have so many of our state representatives here. so many of you are here. i have spent all night announcing your names, but they did not give me the full list. i will say thank you on behalf of our city. from sacramento, los angeles, from all the communities in between, thank you for coming to our fantastic city to celebrate our asian-pacific heritage month. it is my pleasure to also provide you with a warm welcome and thank you for somebody who worked on this idea to bring everybody here to san francisco, my very good friend. thank you. where are you? when we first talked about this, we said there had to be the place where everybody felt comfortable. there had to be a place where we could feel the excitement of all very different asian american groups. we had to have a place where something wonderful had been accomplished. a leadership change, one t
that john kwon is here from the department of public works. he is not a party to the appeal, but i don't know if you would like to entertain any comments he might have this evening? >> do you have comments? >> -- good evening, john kwon from the department of public works. the department's comments is more related to the minor encroachment permit that was affirmed by this board earlier on prior to the building permit. in that hearing there was discussion of possibly additional work that would be required in the public right-of-way to establish level landings and accessibility requirements. we have not begun the inspection process to make that evaluation with permit applicant at this point. so we're continuing to move forward and we'll wait for the building department finishes verifying that the gate is installed properly and evaluate the accessibility features and make adjusts as necessary in the public right-of-way with another public works permit in this case. >> thank you. >> we can take public comment now, of people who want to speak under public comment. again, please come
and john ram. this has been a partnership and that's the key, an important partnership, with the planning department, the transportation authority, and the department of public health. i am also grateful to the board of supervisors who provided more than adequate funding so that we could engage asian neighborhood design as a partner with the planning department staff to provide research and analysis. also the invaluable contributions from students at san francisco state, cal poly, uv berkeley and the assistance of the mayor's office of how longing and the economic work force development. >> >> the formal title of the plan is building a complete neighborhood and that's what we have before you today and in it we offer you residential enclave districts as well as a new zoning category known as rad mixed zoning which greatly expands the residential character of western soma. a neighborhood transportation plan which will create safer and more liveable streets and alleys. large development site controls which provide greater community benefits in exchange for height bonuses. a new district we
afternoon commissioners, president fong. i am john gold man and i presented at your two previous meetings and i am here again. presented ideas of grandfathering in certain projects. we are the architects and we designed to the building to reflect the concerns and there are studio apartments along 11th and the two bedrooms are away from 11th and we designed the building to meet a kooftic requirements so there is no sound transfer so i am here to reiterate again with proper design and unit mix and arrangement and acoustic design and i like the idea of it on 11th as long as you can do that and the night time times are great and our project which has been in submittal for seven years and we didn't proceed because we wanted to piggyback on the eir that was approved today after seven years ago. there was never reason for me to do that and get my own project going so what i want to emphasize here and cory teague and presented today and do no harm. that's fundamentally under mined this process for the last seven years. if you don't grandfather in the project it would definitely do harm to my
world series was john mcgraw in 1921, but don't let bochy fool you with his seemingly easy going nature. the wheels are always turning with him and we can say there is no finer manager in the game today. [cheers and applause] i want to acknowledge the foundation of the giants organization, our ownership group, 32 strong lead by charles johnson. they stepped up to serve as a stalt walt of this franchise and saved it in 1976 and then brought it to san francisco in the first place in 1958. i am proud each owner during the 55 years in san francisco is represented here today. as a fourth generation san franciscan growing up in the richmond district my heroes did wear orange and black. i watched them with my dad and mays and the other players. they're all here today. i knew their story as well as i knew my own because their stories were mine. they were part of my heritage. my parents passed it down to him just as brandon crawford's parents passed it to him and you're passing it your children and pam and i are passing it our children. all my heroes still wear orange and black. there
into the congressional record our testimony honoring the life of ambassador john christopher stevens. in the interest of time i won't read the entire congressional record but only an excerpt. it said mr. speaker, i rise with my colleagues to honor, celebrate and remember ambassador john christopher chris stevens. a son of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and middle east to his assignment. his exemplary gift for making person
to say what john said. when he was really ill he still went to the meetings. he went to one after having pneumonia and then came home. even toward the end of his life he went to meetings and pushed for accountability and change. he wasn't as shocked as i was by the campaign but was shocked -- >> [inaudible] >> you know what sweetie? there are a bunch of toys over there. the first thing that milton did -- here you can stand by me just don't touch the microphone. okay. the first thing he did was refused for vote for retroactive resolution and not like the board and rubber stamped things by the college administration and he refused to vote for anything that was already done. he was by sheer tenacity able to share this practice and felt it was the role to be of the public and bring this in policies to the college. he fought to inch what the culture of the board and question and access to information and evaluate what the chancellor and administration were actually doing, so he wanted to evaluate it but needed to know what was going on like john was talking about, what people were actual
. john thorn writing in the christian science monitor noted that when he passed in the street, the young men would call out, hello, chris. they knew his face. would laugh and say hello always. this is the right way to deal with our people, he said. libyan friends said he was always ready to put his country first. he shone by being himself, interested in the lives of ordinary people. his death was met with shock and sadness in libya. feelings with regard to americans that are rare in that part of the world these days. for me that judgment captures key characteristics of chris and his approach to life and work. secretary of state hillary clinton noted chris's swearing in as ambassador to libya on an earlier tour, he was visiting roman ruins at one of the tourist sites in libya. he was trailed by gadhafi security men who were obviously intimidating to other tourists. as she recounted it, he reached over to one of the men, stole his camera out of his hands and started taking pictures of the men who had been following him. they were so dumbfounded that they had to laugh. after a quick convers
to build a new boat house on the john muir site. we know about the toxic information as you have dealt with this for years due to the memo in jean -- 1991. in july, 1989 memo dealt with the option to deal with the contaminated soil of the crystal lease water at lake merced. the reason for referencing this option is to provide you with a solution so we can move forward to build a much-needed boat house. and encapsulate soil without waiting another eight to 10 years. we cannot wait for eight to 10 years. here is a recommendation for the boat house, i have a bid that is less than your watershed report. what is not included in the landscaping and bathroom and an apron that goes in front. conclusions, let's get started in the new boat house, please no delays. the use is issue, the use issue has already been aggressively debated and studied. thank you. >> mr. moore. >> my name is dick morgan, i have been engaged in lake merced for 13 years. and i have spent thousands of volunteer hours on lake merced. when i first got engaged it was about 10 to 12 feet deep. it was rapidly going to a lake me
to renovate and juvinate your parks. 83 years ago, uncle john mcclarin and if you go in the gm office you can see a picture of him. started the tradition of lighting this mile-long stretch of trees started and ending here in front of the lodge where he lived for a number of years. so this, this is san francisco official holiday tree right behind us, uncle john's tree. it is a cyrus that is more than 100 years old closer to 130 years old and tonight it sports over 550 christmas holiday lights. >> so i really want to give a big shout out to the rec and parks staff that has continued the tradition and i want to thank all of them and single out a few, bob pelosio who organized tonight's event. and i also want to single out loranie bamford whose team put this on and our entire recreation staff. and i want to thank our tree topers who get all the way to the top of this big tree to hang all of its lights. i want to thank our electricians who make sure that the lights go on and i want to thank all of the crews and there are so many people that have a hand in planning the for tonight and give a big sh
, john vaughan from harris, but if any of you need to make a head call, behind these screens we have men and women's heads, restrooms for those of you who don't know the term. behind those screens. rich is telling me i'm going back wrong end of the ship, back that way behind the screens, so feel free to go back there. so let's take a few minutes now and bring the panel up and the panel moderator, john vaughan thank my name is john vaughan, i'm from harris corporation. we're delighted a sponsor again this year of san francisco fleet week. our focus, if you had an opportunity to see on the way in the demonstration, is on interoperatability. this has been a challenge as lts general just mentioned. in the past we have been blocked in interoperatability by the use of different frequencies, by the use of different digital formats and been challenged in a number of different ways. i guess since those days there has been one important improvement, one technological improvement, that we use expensively to create interoperatability and that is ip networks built of sdparate systems and the
to step forward and i have asked john paul s ema h a who has been on our treasure island and watch what he is going to do because that is a new part of our city and it's one where if he conducts all of the work that he is going to do as a commissioner on treasure island, he is go to get a lot more treasure island to serve the that you saws of small residents that are a part of it and so we are seeking more fault and please step forward and represent our communities proudly and i'm very willing to work with all of you and on behalf of our city and on behalf of this wonderful celebration that we have, i call upon on our coaches for the arab heritage celebration, jeff who's here as well as l u b n a to please come on up and receive and just again, thank you very much for your work in the film festival and l u b n a for the wonderful leader ship that you have and devise that you are giving to he to run a vibrant culture center and i hopey that you are able to get a larger cultural center is because the population is going and i hopey that we are able to get you a larger cultural center and get
dr. barney horner, who is the great grandson of chief john grass from standing rock reservation in south dakota. one of the songs he gave me before he passed on, on indigenous people's day in 1995, was a song that he called the blue horse special. the blue horse special is the song that i have been fortunate enough to be able to play in a lot of different performance contexts. it's a song that was made by a man named matthew too bold, a very well respected elder whose wife, ellie, just recently passed on. both of them were very well respected for their singing skills. when i thought about doing an arrangement for today, the blue horse special came to mind. i thought i wonder if i can bring a cedar flute into an air, i thought, i wonder if i can take a pala song and turn it into a reel. what i will do is sing you the original pala song, so you can hear that, then we will go into an arrangement that also includes a little something at the end for my grandparents. (singing) . >> on march 5th, 2007, a car bomb was exploded on mutanabbi street in baghdad. mutanabbi street is a mixed
betty yee, the 2014 candidate for controller. john, maybe you could give her some advice. [applause] >> good evening. as we celebrate the contributions of some very important figures in our history, who have contributed to the development of our country, every state, of this great city, as we honor the achievements of the congressmen, ongoing contributions, and our mayor in san francisco. each of us could not be doing the work we are doing, that we have done, without the doors of opportunity having been opened for each of us. making sure we are developing the leaders of tomorrow as part of the integral programs of leadership development and civic engagement. the internships program is designed to prepare college students to become our future leaders. by providing them with the opportunities to work with government agencies, they develop their leadership skills, public policy experience, and broaden their civic engagement. they have demonstrated a dedication to the community, and they will continue in their engagement by working professionally with their fellow peers and mentors. war
of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the country and next year we should be working with san francisco which is up, great. >> i'm filling in for a second. [speaker not understood]. >> hi, i'm yo yashida for appaliscious. >> we'll try to get a conversation going to talk about typically what you're doing. i'd be interested in hearing each one of you talk a little more about what you think -- it certainly is a term we're hearing a lot today and in the past. we'd love to hear what you think open data is now, sort of how far along are we in terms of actually getting governments to release that data and actually getting companies to do interesting things with it. >> this is kind of awkward sitting on his shoulder. you know, we've been doi
by their education that wanted to make them as a john wayne, you know? apparently. it was very sensitive in reality. you have to be sensitive anyway. but to look real mature like that. so i wanted to show the first collection i did. for me, it was evident. the male object. i always felt, not consulted because i do not consider myself as a woman, but i felt insulted for the woman to say, you know, there was that expression for the woman. [speaking foreign language] she had a lot to say, a very modern woman. i say, is that completely stupid? maybe she is beautiful. so i say that the men i show will be balanced. i do not say that is the only object, not at all. unless maybe.
" threshold. that is right. >> commissioners, john kwon from the department of public works once again. this bar, the lower bar on the bottom of the man door was identified during the minor encroachment permit process as part of the the appeal and identified it was an element that needed to be removed as part of the building permit. so that is why i inspector duffy stated i believe the permit was suspended prior to them completing the job and i think that is where the hung up was. >> it was scheduled to be removed? >> it was not on the permit. >> but it was on the gate itself? >> yes. >> i must be missing something. was the gate there before with no change? >> that is the question i have to defer to the building department. >> i believe the gate that is now is partially in compliance with what we want. there was a bar on there on the original gate -- the bar must have gotten taken off before the permit was suspended or maybe after it got suspended. i don't know when. from what i am hearing and i haven't done a site visit, but i assume that the bar needs to be removed to meet c
john harny and own sell and lease buildings in the area. i felt better but it came as a surprise to you. yesterday i sent you each a letter outlining my concerns. in a nutshell restrictions will hindzer viablity and historic resources. two, western soma shouldn't have different rules than eastern neighborhoods for fairness and consistency reasons. three, the department staff without use restrictions the sheer number of historic buildings will run the office space in western soma. it's the department itself that did that and 40% of the buildings in soma survey. the department created the stumbling block they're trying to overcome at this hearing. my experience tells me many of the historic buildings can accommodate only a few thousand square feet. there is no threat of office gold rush in the historic western soma structures. number five, last year spur wrote a letter asking for environmental review to better analyze the impactings of western soma survey and specifically referenced surveys of western soma. similarly curtailing use options for these buildings will certainly
of people john and his staff and corrie and diego for a custom most and many years of working really hard of getting us to this point and paul legislatorring who's not here we spent a lot of time quag joeling us to get our act together and not just me but of the task force in general and i want to thank the task force, gym, johnel bettering, toe bee, scott, i think they really made the project better than than what it would have been without their input. so, if i can walk you through the site and what we have before you is the project site and it's fitting that the site ised by street and ally and is that is a pretty good reflection of what western sonoma is all about and we have as our neighbors reds dens, businesses, artists we really have a good riflings of what is happening in the broader western sonoma area. we started this process in 2006. can you go back to the and i actually
'm sam roberts i remember the senior associate i'm standing in for john dryfus, he was looking forward to come back because he grew you mean up in san francisco and his parents live in the city and have purchased cars from the hansens for the last 50 years or so and so, he asked me to talk about this and i'm not sure who i tell about switching over to the -- for the presentation -- threw go where we started with the site is meeting the enhancements of the hansen's dealership and the neighborhood and so the way we did that the increased capacity current site it's smaller than the showroom that we currently have and so we took the showroom requirement and is split it and stacks those two functions on top of each other it allows the hansens to tailor the sales process because they know the neighborhood and consumers very well they will be able to stress the function there and holds the corner and holds the anchor for a gaping tooth in the neighborhood so, and one of the things that was raised when it stack was brant about is there were concerns about the building mass and so one of the th
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